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New Report: The devaluation of assets in black neighborhoods

  New Report: The devaluation of assets in black neighborhoods   Funded by a...

 

One in 10 Teens and Half of Black Teens Surveyed in Allegheny County Report Losing Loved Ones to Murder, Raising Suicide Risk

  One in 10 Teens and Half of Black Teens Surveyed in Allegheny County Report Losing Loved Ones to Murder, Raising Suicide Risk...

 

Police Investigating Hate-Filled Material, Pittsburgh is and will remain Stronger than Hate

Police Investigating Hate-Filled Material PITTSBURGH, PA (Dec. 9, 2018) -- The Pittsburgh Department of Public Safety and the Pittsburgh...

 

Minika Jenkins, Chief Academic Officer PPS, is dedicated to improving academic performance

PUM ONE ON ONE:  MINIKA JENKINS Chief Academic Officer, Pittsburgh Public Schools   Ms. Minika Jenkins recently...

 

Auditor General DePasquale Releases Firearm Safety Special Report

Auditor General DePasquale Releases Firearm Safety Special Report, Calls for Community Approach to Making Pennsylvania Safer Report...

 

A team of software engineering students at CMU has developed a wearable device that could help address overdose deaths

High Stakes A team of software engineering students at Carnegie Mellon University has developed a wearable device that could help...

 

Ross Township Police Department’s K9 Jimy to get a donation of body armor

    Ross Township Police Department’s K9 Jimy will receive a bullet and stab protective vest thanks to a charitable...

 

Pitt Alumna Lia Petrose Named 2019 Rhodes Scholar

  Lia Petrose (A&S ’17), who earned degrees in neuroscience and economics at the University of Pittsburgh, has been...

 

Voting Rights Advocates Sue Pennsylvania to End Disenfranchisement of Absentee Voters

Voting Rights Advocates Sue Pennsylvania to End Disenfranchisement of Absentee Voters HARRISBURG, PA. – Voting...

 

Pittsburgh Welcomes the First of 22 NCAA Championships

Pittsburgh Welcomes the First of 22 NCAA Championships SportsPITTSBURGH announces campaign asking Pittsburghers to help welcome...

 

Pittsburgh International Airport Launches Aviation Newsroom, Website and E-Newsfeed BlueSkyPIT.com

Pittsburgh International Airport Launches Aviation Newsroom, Website and E-Newsfeed BlueSkyPIT.com   Airport’s...

 

Mayor William Peduto Submits 2019 Budgets to Pittsburgh City Council

Mayor William Peduto Submits 2019 Budgets to Pittsburgh City Council   PITTSBURGH, PA (November 13, 2018) Mayor William Peduto...

 

Statement from PGHQ2 on Amazon’s Announcement

Pittsburgh Remains a Top U.S. Location for 21st Century Tech and Innovation Business Investment The following is a statement from...

 

A+ Schools Announces Official Release of the 2018 Report to the Community

  A+ Schools Announces Official Release of the...

 

UPMC Sports Medicine Building Renamed for Dr. Freddie Fu

      In honor of the pioneering work, unwavering dedication and commitment to UPMC Sports Medicine of ...

 

Gateway Health names Cain Hayes as president and CEO

           Gateway Health’s Board of Directors today announced Cain A. Hayes, MBA, CEBS,...

 

Public Safety Statement on Thousand Oaks Tragedy

Public Safety Statement on Thousand Oaks Tragedy PITTSBURGH, PA (Nov. 8, 2018) – It is with heavy hearts that Pittsburgh residents and...

 

The Advanced Leadership Initiative announces the selection of Robert Allen Young as its Managing Director

The Advanced Leadership Initiative Announces New Managing Director Supported by The Heinz Endowments     Just...

 

Paulson Recreation Center Reopens in Lincoln Lemington

Paulson Recreation Center Reopens in Lincoln Lemington Paulson Recreation Center in Lincoln-Lemington is reopening today after undergoing...

 

Governor Tom Wolf Thanks Supporters

  You helped make history last night. Last night, Democrats flipped 5 GOP State Senate seats, picked up 14 seats in the State...

 

Acting Secretary of State Issues Election Day Report

Acting Secretary of State Issues Election Day Report Harrisburg, PA –  Acting Secretary of State Robert Torres reported this...

 

History Center’s Detre Library & Archives Collecting Materials from Tree of Life Synagogue Tragedy

  History Center’s Detre Library & Archives Collecting Materials from Tree of Life Synagogue Tragedy -The History...

 

Foundation Responds to Synagogue Shootings with Giving Campaign

  FOUNDATION RESPONDS TO SYNAGOGUE SHOOTINGS WITH #LOVEISSTRONGER GIVING CAMPAIGN Critical Needs campaign will match all donations 100...

 

To help The Tree of Life Synagogue and Families of Victims a donation fund is set up

  "We are humbly moved by the outreach of support for our synagogue while we mourn the loss of our congregants in the wake of...

 

White Nationalism and The Divided States of America, by Jack L. Daniel

WHITE NATIONALISM AND THE DIVIDED STATES OF AMERICA  ...

 

We Are the Cure, Grant Oliphant, The Heinz Endowments

We Are the Cure     Grant Oliphant, Preisdent, The Heinz Endowments October 29, 2018      ...

 

Message From Public Safety on Tragedy

Message From Public Safety on Tragedy    The unthinkable events that occurred in Squirrel Hill this...

 

ACOME Releases Cause and Manner of Death of All 11 Shooting Victims

ACOME Releases Cause and Manner of Death of All 11 Shooting Victims     Allegheny County Office of Medical Examiner...

 

Governor Wolf Lowers Commonwealth Flag to Honor Victims of Tree of Life Synagogue Attack

Governor Tom Wolf has ordered all commonwealth flags on the Capitol Complex, at commonwealth facilities, and throughout the state lowered to...

 
 

County Awarded $2M by MacArthur Foundation Safety and Justice Challenge

County Awarded $2M by MacArthur Foundation Safety and Justice Challenge...

 

Pittsburgh Civil Rights and LGBT Activist Alma Fox honored and presented with Key to the City

Mayor William Peduto Honors Alma Fox with Key to the City     PITTSBURGH, PA (October 23, 2018) Mayor William Peduto...

 

PUM One on One: Shady Side Academy alumnus and Head Football Coach Chuck DiNardo

PUM One on One: Shady Side Academy  alumnus and Head Football Coach  Chuck DiNardo - A Focused Leader Building a Winning Team...

 

Wife of pioneering transplant surgeon teams with CORE to encourage organ donation

ORGAN DONOR ADVOCATE JOY STARZL CONTINUES DR. STARZL’S LEGACY OF SAVING LIVES Wife of pioneering transplant surgeon teams with CORE...

 

Duquesne University Announces UPMC Cooper Fieldhouse and Major Renovation

Duquesne University Announces UPMC Cooper Fieldhouse and Major Renovation   Duquesne University announced Tuesday...

 

CMU To Celebrate Inauguration of President Farnam Jahanian

CMU To Celebrate Inauguration of President Farnam Jahanian Carnegie Mellon University will  inaugurate its 10th president , Farnam...

 

Mike Bloomberg Names Pittsburgh Winner in Bloomberg American Cities Climate Challenge

Mike Bloomberg Names Pittsburgh Winner in Bloomberg American Cities Climate Challenge          ...

 

Pitt’s Community Engagement Center in Homewood Opens Front Door to Services and Programs for All Ages

Pitt’s Community Engagement Center in Homewood Opens Front Door to Services and Programs for All Ages Long-term...

 

The 1 Million Project Foundation to Connect more than 600 PPS High School Students in the 2018-2019 School Year

The 1MILLION PROJECT FOUNDATION TO CONNECT MORE THAN 600 PITTSBURGH HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS IN THE 2018-2019 SCHOOL YEAR  ...

 

Hundreds gather at Covestro THINC30 to foster Pittsburgh’s sustainability

Hundreds gather at Covestro THINC 30 to foster Pittsburgh’s sustainability Second annual...

 

Albert Lexie, Long-Time Shoeshiner and Philanthropist at UPMC Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh, Dies at 76

Albert Lexie, Long-Time Shoeshiner and Philanthropist at UPMC Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh, Dies at 76   Albert...

 

In the spirit of Hispanic Heritage Month Google Doodle Celebrating Roberto Clemente

  In the spirit of Hispanic Heritage Month Google Doodle Celebrating Roberto Clemente “I want to be remembered as a...

 

Magee-Womens Research Institute Awarded $1M to Winning Research Team at Magee Prize Dinner

Magee-Womens Research Institute Awarded $1M to Winning Research Team at Magee Prize Dinner     During the...

 

Duquesne University Statement on Student Death

Duquesne University Statement on Student Death October 5, 2018   The Duquesne University community is deeply saddened by...

 
 

Sexual Harassment and Sexual Assault Associated with Poorer Physical and Mental Health Among Midlife Women

Sexual Harassment and Sexual Assault Associated with Poorer Physical and Mental Health Among Midlife Women    A new study...

 

Supreme Court Justice: As Defined Primarily by White Men,by Jack L. Daniel

SUPREME COURT JUSTICE: AS DEFINED PRIMARILY BY WHITE MEN   Supreme Court “justice” is...

 

President Gormley Introduces Inaugural Fellow at August Wilson House Ground Blessing

President Gormley Introduces Inaugural Fellow at August Wilson House Ground Blessing Duquesne University President Ken...

 

Pittsburgh Center for the Arts' 2018 Emerging Artist of the Year: Njaimeh Njie

Pittsburgh Center for the Arts' 2018 Emerging Artist of the Year: Njaimeh Njie   I Refuse To Be Intimidated By Your...

 

Dr. Monica Lamar Named Assistant Superintendent for Instructional Leadership

Superintendent Appoints Longtime Pittsburgh School Leader as Assistant Superintendent for Instructional Leadership  Board Approves...

 
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